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Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

2015 Tony Nominations Announced, Hollywood's Elite Snubbed

2015 Tony Nominations Announced, Hollywood's Elite Snubbed

"Fun Home" and "An American in Paris" lead the pack with 12 Tony nominations, including honors for Best Musical.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

Cumming, Chenoweth to Host 2015 Tony Awards

Cumming, Chenoweth to Host 2015 Tony Awards

Two Broadway babies will lead the ceremony for Broadway's biggest night.

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014
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By Dave Quinn

Seen and Heard: The 2014 Tony Awards From in the Wings

Sunday’s Tony Awards honored the best of Broadway. And while you were watching...View gallery

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Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014

Seen and Heard: Backstage at the 2014 Tony Awards

Seen and Heard: Backstage at the 2014 Tony Awards

While you were watching the telecast, NBC New York was backstage in the winners circle.

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014

"Gentleman's Guide" Named Best Musical; Cranston, NPH Win Tonys

"Gentleman's Guide" Named Best Musical; Cranston, NPH Win Tonys

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” the dark comic musical in which vicious slayings are played for laughs in Edwardian England, won four honors at Sunday’s 68th Annual Tony Awards, including the...

Friday, Jun 6, 2014

The 2014 Tony Awards: We Pick The Winners

The 2014 Tony Awards: We Pick The Winners

NBC New York theater writers Robert Kahn and Dave Quinn offer their picks for the top categories in Sunday’s Tony Awards.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Performers Set for Tonys & More

Performers Set for Tonys & More

Plus Elisabeth Moss rumored for "Heidi Chronicles," OG Pippin returns to “Pippin” and Broadway brings NYC big money.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014

And the 2014 Tony Award Nominees Are ...

And the 2014 Tony Award Nominees Are ...

The musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," a musical romp in which a poor man comically eliminates the eight heirs ahead of him for a title, has nabbed a leading 10 Tony Award nominations.

Saturday, Feb 15, 2014

Hugh Jackman Back as Tony Host

Hugh Jackman Back as Tony Host

Hugh Jackman will return as host of The 68th Annual Tony Awards.

Monday, Jun 10, 2013

"Pippin," Lauper Wins Make for Tony's Best Moments

"Pippin," Lauper Wins Make for Tony's Best Moments

Tom Hanks didn’t win a Tony, Cicely Tyson did, and the sentimental American musical “Kinky Boots” upset the tight British import “Matilda” for the evening’s top prize

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